Huntersville - Opportunity and History Abound
Serving as the gateway between Charlotte and the rest of the Lake Norman region, Huntersville is a great blend of urban and rural areas. With easy access to both I77 and I485, the Huntersville area has seen tremendous growth in both residential, commercial, and retail development in recent years.
Home to Rural Hill, the Historic Latta Plantation, and a number of other historical properties, the area still retains a strong connection to its agricultural roots and mill town charm, even as modern development continues to redefine the community.
Every year, visitors from all over the south converge on the area as Huntersville plays host to the Carolina Renaissance Festival. One of the largest such events in the south with a permanent location that operates for two months each fall.
There’s more to Huntersville than old world charm and historic properties. Recently the Discovery Place KIDS opened a satellite location in Huntersville, giving kids a hands on way to experience science. The area is home to both public and private golf courses. Then of course there is Lake Norman and the boating and recreational opportunities available on its waters.
Huntersville is part of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. With several highly rated public schools serving it residents. The community is also home to highly rated charter and private schools. Every year, the new Discovery Place draws kids from around the region to experience science in a fun way.
With world class dining, retail, golf, and all that Lake Norman brings to the table, Huntersville has ways to keep kids of all ages, adults, and families entertained with an endless variety of opportunities. Every day, residents are discovering new opportunities.
From Rubbermaid to Novant Health, Huntersville has seen incredible growth in its employment opportunities across a wide range of industries. Its close proximity, only 15 miles to Uptown Charlotte, makes this an appealing destination for people who work in Charlotte as well.